A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:47 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 135.3 km, 128.2998° East, 2.0156° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 00:14:47 / September 28, 2019 @ 12:14 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 135.3 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005s2z. Unique identifier: us70005s2z.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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